This Easter we went to the Isle of Arran Scotland, and we climbed: Beinn Tarsuinn (826m) & Cir Mhor (799m) via Beinn Nuis (792m) with some unexpectedly heavy snow fall. Beinn Bharrain – Mullach Buidhe (721m) & Beinn Bhreac (711m) Visited Hutton’s Unconformity and other interesting geology Goatfell (874m) Caisteal Abhail (859m) via Witch’s step Great fun!
Photos & Trip Reports
This February we went to Glencoe and did the Aonach Eagach classic Grade 2 winter ridge between Meall Dearg (952m) and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (967m) Aonach Eagach: Meall Dearg (952m) and Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (967m) We also… Failed to get up Sgor na h-Ulaidh (994m) due to gale force winds Bagged Beinn Fhionnlaidh (959m) from Glen Etive in beautiful conditions » read more »
This New Year we went to Laggan, and we climbed: Beinn a’Chaorainn (1052m) via Grade 1 East Ridge (not much snow) a day stuck in the house due to local flooding! attempted Carn Dearg (946m) but were stopped by a river Easy Gully on Creag Meagaidh (1128m) – Grade 1 (photos above)
We had lovely a week on Skye this September. We bagged: Sgurr a’Mhadaidh (918m) & Sgurr a’Ghreadaidh (973m) via An Dorus Had a walk up to the Old Man of Storr Sgurr na Banachdich (965m) Sgurr nan Eag (926m), Sgurr Dubh Mor (944m) and Sgurr Alasdair (992m) Walked round the Faery Glen (Uist) and the Quirang Bla Bheinn (Blaven) (929m) » read more »
Week 1: Glacier Haute Route For our first week we did part of the Glacier Haute Route from Arolla to Zermatt (we had previously done the bit from Chamonix in 2005 – details here) Day 1: Arolla to Cabane des Dix (2,928m): We flew out to Geneva, got the train to Sion and then a bus up to Arolla » read more »